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Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Emoji in a Whatsapp Corpus in Spanish.

NLP extraction, pragmatic and sociolinguistic analysis of emoji use.

Translation and Cultural Adaptation of PANDABox for Hispanic population.

Parent Assisted Neurodevelopmental Assessment for children at risk of Autism. 
A research project conducted at the Carolina Institute of Developmental Disabilities. 

Qualitative Analysis of the Heritage Language Student Survey at UNC.

Conducted by the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment UNC.


  • Education:
    Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México - Medicine. Hospital General de México - Audiology and Otoneurology.              Masters in Creative Writing - Universidad Europea de Madrid. 
    MA in Linguistics - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 
  • Research:  Published research papers in Audiology. Multiple international congress presentations.
  • Teaching: Teaching in the medical field for more than 11 years. Two years as teaching fellow in the Romance Languages Department UNC. 
  • Editing: Panamerican Society of Audiology Bilingual Newsletter ¿Qué PASA? 9 years.
    Abstract translation into Spanish for the International Journal of Audiology, 10 years. 
  • Volunteering:                                                                                                                                                            Spanish academic mentor at UNC correctional education program 2021.
    Content design, advisory and advocacy for the implementation of the National Neonatal Hearing Loss Screening Program in Mexico 2003-2005.
    Content design, advisory and advocacy for a hearing aid distribution program. Fundación Venga y Oiga, 2004-2005. 




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